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Sunday Only
12:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Monday - Saturday
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Experience History

Exciting & Multi-Sensory

Opening in late 2016, the Harrison County Discovery Center, located in the historic Harrison County Jail, provides a high-tech, interactive experience showcasing the history, science, and people of Harrison County and Southern Indiana. Featuring five unique galleries and a 360-degree multimedia theater, your visit will leave you wanting to go out and discover Harrison County!

  1. The Archivist's Office
  2. Exploring Natural History
  3. Exploring Our Caves
  4. Early County History
  5. The Civil War

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Daily Admission & Hours
Adults 13+
$7.00
Children 3-12
$4.00

Group or School Field Trip pricing is available.

  • Monday - Saturday
    9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Sunday Only
    12:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Day

Discovery Center Exhibits

  • The Archivist's Office Photo
  • The Archivist's Office Photo
  • The Archivist's Office Photo
  • The Archivist's Office Photo

The Archivist's Office

History Comes Alive


Portraits        Artifacts        Interactive Surprises

Using rare primary documents, talking portraits and unique artifacts, this gallery provides a fascinating, exciting look into how our story began.

  • Exploring Natural History Photo
  • Exploring Natural History Photo
  • Exploring Natural History Photo
  • Exploring Natural History Photo

Exploring Natural History

Discover Nature's Rhythm


Tree Canopy        Specimens & Flora        Animal Life

This dynamic and immersive gallery explores the diverse ecosystems that make Harrison County a great place to live, work, and visit. Interact with birds and animals native to our area in this brightly colored, hands-on gallery.

  • Exploring Our Caves Photo
  • Exploring Our Caves Photo

Exploring Our Caves

Underground Wonder


Cave Systems        Exploration        Cave Dwellers

Harrison County has over 600 known caves and the incredible Binkley Cave System. To salute this unique feature, you can handle cave exploring gear, search for cave dwellers, and more. When you are ready to move on, crawl through a cave entry to the next gallery!

  • Early County History Photo
  • Early County History Photo
  • Early County History Photo

Early County History

Complex & Conflicted


Native Americans        Vigilantes!        Founders

Corydon is Indiana’s hometown! The fascinating stories of the rich historical events and people who helped to form early Indiana are showcased in this gallery.

  • The Civil War Photo
  • The Civil War Photo
  • The Civil War Photo

The Civil War

Conflict Creeps Northward


Alice Dean        Morgan's Raid        Battle of Corydon

The American Civil War left few corners of America unscathed. There were only two recognized battles fought north of the Mason-Dixon Line; one of those battles was the Battle of Corydon. In this 360-degree multimedia presentation, you will find yourself in the middle of the action as the battle occurs around you.